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Dalton Civil War Tour

Fort Fisk at Mill Creek Gap

Biography

Situated adjacent to Mill Creek Gap pocket park is an earthen artillery platform which the Confederates called Fort Fisk. Take a short hike and see this perfectly preserved earthwork, which was occupied by Oliver’s Eufaula Alabama Battery during the period from May 6-12, 1864. This position helped defend against assaults from Union Brig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis’ division, Army of the Cumberland.

DIRECTIONS: I75 Exit 336, North .8 mile on US highway 41: Pocket Park is on left in front of Georgia State Patrol Building.